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Lagos Governor celebrates Super Eagles’ AFCON victory over Cameroon



Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, expressed immense joy as the Super Eagles of Nigeria secured a remarkable 2-0 victory against Cameroon in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) on Saturday.

Ademola Lookman emerged as the star of the match, scoring both goals that propelled Nigeria into the quarter-finals of the prestigious tournament.

Taking to his X handle to share his excitement, Governor Sanwo-Olu commended the Super Eagles for their incredible display of teamwork and determination on the field.

He specifically highlighted noteworthy performances, including Victor Osimhen’s hard work, Lookman’s brace, and the solid contributions from Ekong, Bassey, and Nwabali.

Sanwo-Olu’s post read, “I totally enjoyed the Super Eagles’ incredible display of teamwork and determination tonight against the team from Cameroon.

From Osimhen’s hard work to Lookman’s brace to Ekong and Bassey’s very solid performances as well as Nwabali’s solidity, kudos to the entire team.

Onto the quarterfinals! Let’s carry this momentum forward, Super Eagles. Best of luck in the next round, and may our journey in continue to shine bright.”

The governor’s words reflect the collective pride and enthusiasm felt by Nigerians as the Super Eagles advance in the AFCON competition.

The team’s success is not only a source of joy for football enthusiasts but also a unifying force that brings the nation together in celebration.

As Nigeria progresses to the quarterfinals, expectations and support from fans, as well as leaders like Governor Sanwo-Olu, are soaring.

The Super Eagles’ journey in AFCON has become a rallying point for national pride, and the anticipation for their next match is building as they aim to make their mark in the tournament.

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